26 days in Greece Itinerary

26 days in Greece Itinerary

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26 days in Greece Itinerary

Start: Port of Spain, Trinidad
Fly:  23 h
1
Corfu Town, Corfu
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4 h
2
Kalambaka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Delphi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Olympia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Athens
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Mykonos Town, Mykonos
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Oia, Santorini
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2 h 15 min
8
Heraklion, Crete
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Port of Spain, Trinidad

3
nights
Corfu Town, Corfu

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Spyridon First Beach (in Agios Spyridonas) and Corfu Donkey Rescue (in Paleokastritsa). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, step into the grandiose world of New Fortress, stop by Kombos, and don't miss a visit to Spianada Square.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Corfu Town visit website .

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Corfu Town is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Port of Spain to Corfu Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port of Spain in September, things will get a bit cooler in Corfu Town: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kalambaka.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Corfu Donkey Rescue, St. Spyridon First Beach, Aqualand Corfu Water Park
Highlights from your plan
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Aqualand Corfu Water Park ©
Aqualand Corfu Water Park

1
night
Kalambaka

Kalambaka ©
The gateway to one of the largest monastery complexes in Greece, the small town of Kalambaka nestles against a landscape of imposing rock formations rising 400 m (1,300 ft) into the air. Nearly leveled during World War II, the town rebuilt and reinvented itself in the post-war period, quickly becoming one of the region's major travel destinations.
On the 21st (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada), admire the natural beauty at Varlaam Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of the Great Meteoron, then make a trip to Meteora, and finally examine the collection at Digital Projection Centre of Meteora’s History and Culture.

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Do a combination of ferry and car from Corfu Town to Kalambaka in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Corfu Town in September; daily highs in Kalambaka reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Delphi.

Things to do in Kalambaka

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meteora ©
Meteora
Monastery of the Great Meteoron ©
Monastery of the Great Meteoron
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada) ©
Holy Trinity Monastery (Agia Triada)

2
nights
Delphi

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Tholos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo, then get engrossed in the history at Delphi Archaeological Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Delphi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Trinity, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hosios Loukas, and finally don't miss a visit to Distomo Massacre Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Delphi online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Kalambaka to Delphi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Kalambaka in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Delphi, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Olympia.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Distomo, Church of the Holy Trinity
Highlights from your plan
Delphi ©
Delphi
Delphi Archaeological Museum ©
Delphi Archaeological Museum
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi

3
nights
Olympia

Olympia ©
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kalo Nero Beach (in Kalo Nero), The Old Watermill (in Kyparissia) and Temple of Apollo Epikourios (in Skliros). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Olympia Land Winery, admire the sheer force of Nemouta Waterfalls, delve into the distant past at Ancient Olympia, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the History of the Olympic Games of antiquity.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Olympia trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Delphi to Olympia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Olympia are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Athens.

Things to do in Olympia

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kyparissia, Temple of Apollo Epikourios
Highlights from your plan
Olympia Land Winery ©
Olympia Land Winery
Klio's Honey Farm ©
Klio's Honey Farm
Temple of Apollo Epikourios ©
Temple of Apollo Epikourios

4
nights
Athens

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and get great views at Mount Lycabettus.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Olympia in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

4
nights
Mykonos Town, Mykonos

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Mykonos Town is known for nightlife, beaches, museums, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Little Venice, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, and kick back and relax at Kapari Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mykonos Town trip planner .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. While traveling from Athens, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Mykonos Town, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oia.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mykonos, Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Elia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

4
nights
Oia, Santorini

Every day hundreds of visitors come to Oia just to experience its sunsets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Oia: Kamari (Ancient Thera & KAMARA BEACH), Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral (in Fira) and Akrotiri (Red Beach, Santo Horse Riding, & more). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, do a tasting at Vassaltis Vineyards, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel, and take in the exciting artwork at Mnemossyne Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Oia itinerary website .

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Oia takes 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Oia

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Kamari, Fira, Vassaltis Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Amoudi Bay ©
Amoudi Bay

2
nights
Heraklion, Crete

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
On the 9th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, learn about winemaking at Winery Stilianou, and then delve into the distant past at The Palace of Knossos. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at The Natural History Museum of Crete, take an in-depth tour of Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, then take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then stop by Efantasy.gr, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Heraklion trip itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Oia to Heraklion in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Winery Stilianou
Highlights from your plan
Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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